Updating My Sled For My 3rd Run at Susitna 100

This upcoming February, I’ll be running the Susitna 100 for my 3rd time. When I ran it last year, I left my sled unchanged from the previous year. This year, I decided to make a few modifications. During the race last year, I made a point to pay attention to other runners’ sleds, and noticed […]

Adding a Cover to My Sled for Susitna 100

These past couple of weeks, we’ve had several good dumps of snow in the Anchorage area. This has meant lots of long runs dragging my sled through deep snow. Aside from this being really hard work, I also quickly learned that I needed a cover for my sled before race day. My sled was taking […]

Pebble Unboxing and First Impressions

About 2 weeks ago now, I was lucky enough to get my hands on a new Pebble Smartwatch¬†(disclaimer: I was provided this watch for free as part of my gig as an ambassador for the San Francisco Marathon¬†– however, this review is entirely my own). If you’re not familiar with the Pebble, here’s the short […]

Gear I Used on My First 100 Miler

I had originally intended to include this list in my race report, but it was becoming so long, I decided to split this out into a separate post. On any 100 mile race, your choice of gear is important. For a race like Resurrection Pass that is almost entirely self-supported, it’s crucial. I consider myself […]

Watchless Monday

The idea for “watchless Monday” came up a few days ago on Twitter when David (@runningbecause) started talking about going on a run just for the sheer joy of running. No GPS, no watch, just you and the road. So simple. And yet many of us get so caught up with our training, and worrying […]